The original drawing (below) was done on a whim — I can't remember if there was a larger purpose for it or what might have been the inspiration. It seems to have been one of those ideas that kept growing as it appeared on the paper. I don't think I could have come up with something like this if it hadn't been very spontaneous.
I used the image as a Christmas card one year and asked my buddy Paul Tescher if I could juxtapose it with one of his poems. Somehow, the card caught the attention of someone at the library at Ohio University and low and behold, it became a poster (above) festooning one Alden's stairwells.